American University of Central Asia - AUCA - News Digest No 19

NEWS DIGEST ON MIGRATION IN CENTRAL ASIA NO 19

 

Date: June 22-28, 2012

Kazakhstan

 

Labor and Social Protection Ministry of the RK discusses implementation of Employment Program 2020

In Russian: http://www.enbek.gov.kz/node/257008.

 

Denied rights to education and healthcare for foreigners’ children in Kazakhstan

In Russian: http://news.gazeta.kz/art.asp?aid=365247.  

 

Majilis approves ratification of agreement on residence rules of Kazakh citizens in Kyrgyzstan and Kyrgyz citizens in Kazakhstan

In Russian: http://inform.kz/rus/article/2475334.

 

Kazakhstan’s Senator proposes to impose tax for workers from Kyrgyzstan in Kazakhstan

In Russian: http://ca-news.org/news:1009621/ or here.

 

Employment Program Success Stories: 3 million tenge for camel breeding

In Russian: http://www.inform.kz/rus/article/2474606.

 

New businesses in southern Kazakhstan create more than two thousand new jobs

In Russian: http://ca-news.org/news:1009631/ or here.

 

Kyrgyzstan

 

UNHCR, IOM and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Kyrgyzstan held national consultation on mixed migration

In Russian: http://www.for.kg/ru/news/179816/.

 

In Kyrgyzstan, U.S. State Department discusses liberalization of visa regime for Kyrgyz citizens

In Russian: http://www.vb.kg/news/politics/2012/06/28/193124_s_gosdepartamentom_ssha_ obsydili_liberalizaciu_vizovogo_rejima_dlia_grajdan_kr.html.

 

Kyrgyz Foreign Ministry officials and Diasporas discuss difficulties of compatriots staying in the USA

In Russian: http://www.kabar.kg/rus/society/full/35867.  

 

1,337 immigration quotas suggested in Kyrgyzstan for 2012

In Russian: http://ca-news.org/news:1009241/ or here

 

Kyrgyz Parliament adopts law on deleting marital status and residence registration graphs from passports in the third reading

In Russian: http://ca-news.org/news:1010451/ or here.

 

Kyrgyz Social Fund delegation and Kyrgyz Diaspora members in Russia discuss protection of migrants' rights in pension security

In Russian: http://www.ca-news.org/news:1009811/ or here.

 

Saltanat Liebert:  Most Kyrgyz migrants in the United States are engaged in heavy physical labor

In Russian: http://www.kabar.kg/rus/society/full/35798.

 

Kyrgyzstan needs to create labor market for immigrants – MP Mamyrova

In Russian: http://ca-news.org/news:1006411/ or here.

 

Majority of immigrants in Kyrgyzstan are Russian or Uzbek citizens

In Russian: http://www.kabar.kg/rus/society/full/35853.  

 

K. Ryspaev requests government to help companies unable to obtain immigration quotas since 2011

In Russian: http://ca-news.org/news:1009271/ or here.

 

Volume of remittances sent by individuals to Kyrgyzstan increases by 21.7% in January-May

In Russian: http://www.kabar.kg/rus/economics/full/36015.

 

Kyrgyz people illegally migrate to the United States as part of government and sport delegations

In Russian: http://www.knews.kg/ru/society/18162/.

 

New recreation zones create hundreds of jobs in southern regions of Kyrgyzstan

In Russian: http://www.kginform.com/ru/news/20120622/11394.html.

 

Damira Niyazalieva: Relatives advise Kyrgyz “Patriot” victims to forget the way home

In Russian: http://www.24.kg/community/132057-damira-niyazalieva-zhertve-kyrgyzskix.html.

 

Tajikistan

 

UNHCR and IOM support national consultations on Refugee Protection and International Migration

In Russian and English: http://www.iom.tj/index.php/news/press-releases/159-unchr-and-iom-support-national-consultations-on-refugee-protection-and-international-migration.

 

Passport regime in Dushanbe

In Russian: http://www.toptj.com/News/2012/06/22/v_dushanbe_usilen_pasportnyy_kontrol.

 

Tracing Center assists in restoration of migrants’ family ties

In Russian: http://www.toptj.com/News/2012/06/22/centr_rozyska_sodeystvuet_ vosstanovleniyu_semeynykh_svyazey_migrantov.

 

Tajikistan and Turkey may abolish visa regime

In Russian: http://www.toptj.com/News/2012/06/23/tadzhikistan_i_turciya_rassmatrivayut_ vopros_ob_otmene_vizovogo_rezhima.

 

Strengthening cooperation between Tajik Migration Service and Russian Department of Federal Migration Service in Moscow oblast

In Russian: http://www.tajmigration.ru/news/ukreplenie-sotrudnichestva-migratsionnoi-sluzhby-tadzhikistana-s-ufms-rossii-po-moskovskoi-obla.

 

About 57 thousand unemployed officially registered in Tajikistan

In Russian: http://www.toptj.com/News/2012/06/28/v_tadzhikistane_oficial_no_ zaregistrirovano_ okolo_57_tys_bezrabotnykh.

 

Celebration of Tajik National Unity in the Siberian Federal District of Russia

In Russian: http://www.tajmigration.ru/news/prazdnovanie-dnya-natsionalnogo-edinstva-v-sibirskom-federalnom-okruge-rf.

 

National Unity Day of Tajikistan in Minsk

In Russian: http://www.toptj.com/News/2012/06/28/den_nacional_nogo_edinstva_ tadzhikistana_ otmetili_v_minske.

 

National Unity Day of Tajikistan celebrated in Yekaterinburg

In Russian: http://www.tajmigration.ru/news/v-ekaterinburge-otmetili-den-natsionalnogo-edinstva.

 

Meetings with migrant workers in Volgograd oblast

In Russian: http://www.tajmigration.ru/news/vstrechi-s-trudovymi-migrantami-v-volgogradskoi-oblasti.

 

Uzbekistan

 

U.S. government criticized child labor in Uzbek cotton fields

In English: http://www.timesca.com/index.php/m-news-by-category/social-education-and-health/7632-us-government-rapped-over-child-labour-in-uzbek-cotton-fields.

 

Uzbekistan adopts new rules for departing to CIS countries

In Russian: http://ca-news.org/news:1008781/ or here.

 

Population’s employment level increases

In Russian: http://uza.uz/ru/society/19764/.

 

Tashkent notaries must have residence registration in the capital

In Russian: http://ca-news.org/news:1008891/ or here.

 

Loans for young entrepreneurs

In Russian: http://www.gov.uz/ru/press/society/14810.

 

Eight Uzbek natives deported from St. Petersburg

In Russian: http://www.baltinfo.ru/2012/06/26/8-urozhentcev-Uzbekistana-deportirovali-iz-Peterburga-287178.

 

Russia

 

Russia’s FMS prepares several laws on immigration control

In Russian: http://www.tajmigration.ru/news/fms-rossii-gotovit-ryad-zakonodatelnykh-initsiativ-po-linii-immigratsionnogo-kontrolya.  

 

New public organization "Migration Control" established in Russia

In Russian: http://pr.adcontext.net/12/06/26/113690.

 

Russian authorities intend to review immigration policy

In Russian: http://www.stavropolye.tv/state/view/47140.

 

Putin extends creation of special institutions for foreigners for one year

In Russian: http://www.bfm.ru/news/2012/06/26/putin-prodlil-na-god-sozdanie-specuchrezhdenij-dlja-inostrancev.html.

 

Square meters to be recorded officially

In Russian: http://www.omskrielt.com/news_read.php?readmore=12942.

 

FMS peers to receive their passports in a festive celebration

In Russian: http://www.tsn-tv.ru/rovesniki-fms-poluchat-svoi-pasporta-v-torzhestvennoj-obstanovke.html.

 

Moscow authorities to monitor situation with migrants

In Russian: http://www.rg.ru/2012/06/25/migrant-site-anons.html.

 

Moscow to toughen penalties for hiring illegal migrants

In Russian: http://www.rg.ru/2012/06/25/migranty-site-anons.html.

 

Moscow employers pay a fine of 250 million rubles for hiring illegal migrants in 2012

In Russian: http://www.irn.ru/news/62637.html.  

 

Siberian Federal University discusses migrants’ integration problems

In Russian: http://www.24rus.ru/more.php?UID=85614.

 

Working meeting of representatives of national diasporas, foreign nationals and stateless persons with refugee status held in Friendship House on the initiative of the Republic of Buryatia’s FMS Department

In Russian: http://www.fms.gov.ru/press/news/news_detail.php?ID=53053.

 

Migrants who studied Russian receive certificates

In Russian: http://news.1777.ru/society/10462-migranty-izuchavshie-russkiy-yazyk-poluchili-svidetelstva.html.

 

Detention center for illegal foreigners to be created in Primorye

In Russian: http://regions.ru/news/2413714/.

 

“Falling Leaves” - film about migrants by documentarian Vasilli Bogatov

In Russian: http://www.migrant.ru/news.php?id=1361.

 

Multilateral

 

Work permits for citizens of CIS

In Russian: http://www.kginfo.ru/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=4925&Itemid=47.

 

International News

 

New Asian immigrants to US now surpass Hispanics

In English: http://www.google.com/hostednews/ap/article/ALeqM5gvrz95hHkumw JFCd0qSKKG4_QHPA?docId=df96a819a41043a98ae7299a3f287122.

 

Migrants to face more difficulties in the U.S.

In Russian: http://novostiua.net/world/11312-migrantam-v-shtatah-stanet-esche-slozhnee.html.

 

Analytics

 

Adaptation and integration of migrants - bilateral process

In Russian: http://www.tajmigration.ru/news/adaptatsiya-i-integratsiya-migrantov-protsess-dvustoronnii.

 

Migration and business: how to achieve a balance of interests?

In Russian: http://www.zpress.kg/news/news_only/33/38912/509.py.

 

Not only Moscow is now overcrowded

In Russian: http://www.zpress.kg/news/news_only/6/38911/275.py.

 

Human rights activist: Construction business in Russia - a market of slavery

In Russian: http://www.dw.de/dw/article/0,,16042724,00.html?maca=rus-novoteka-articles-1300-xml.  

 

How many countries are there in Russia?

In Russian: http://www.migrant.ru/news.php?id=1363.

 

Sverdlovsk civil activists: Migration legislation should be reviewed

In Russian: http://www.migrant.ru/news.php?id=1362.

 

Why do police not call these telephones to search for missing persons?

In Russian: http://caucasia.at.ua/news/ajsberg/2012-06-21-1365.  

 

Gastarbeiter in their own country

In Russian: http://caucasia.at.ua/news/ponjatie_rastjazhimoe/2012-06-21-1366.  

 

R. Ulmasov: Many want to go to Russia, but resettlement project failed miserably

In Russian: http://www.centrasia.ru/news2.php?st=1340345400.

 

Roza Otunbayeva: Kyrgyzstan only has come close to the edge of a powerful ocean of migration

In Russian: http://24.kg/community/132230-roza-otunbaeva-kyrgyzstan-tolko-priblizilsya-k.html.

 

Households with children on a wave of migration

In Russian: http://demoscope.ru/weekly/2012/0515/tema02.php.

 

Children without parental care - "byproduct" of migration?

In Russian: http://demoscope.ru/weekly/2012/0515/tema03.php.

 

Migrants’ children in Russia: Access to education and medicine

In Russian: http://demoscope.ru/weekly/2012/0515/analit02.php.

 

Market without labor

In Russian: http://demoscope.ru/weekly/2012/0515/gazeta017.php.

 

Unemployment in the world and in Russia…

In Russian: http://demoscope.ru/weekly/2012/0515/gazeta018.php.

 

Publications

 

Impact of migration on health of migrants’ children

In Russian: http://demoscope.ru/weekly/2012/0515/analit03.php.

 

IOM-MPI Issue in Brief No. 2 - Asian Labor Migrants and Health: Exploring Policy Routes

In English: http://publications.iom.int/bookstore/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=49&products_id=798&zenid=dff61380c314e213056dd5aff714adae.

 

Minutes of the 312th Session of the Governing Body of the International Labor Office

In English: http://www.ilo.org/gb/GBSessions/GB312/ins/WCMS_169254/lang--en/index.htm.

 

Announcements

 

11th session of the Joint ILO/UNESCO Committee of Experts on the Application of the Recommendations concerning Teaching Personnel (CEART)

In English: http://www.ilo.org/sector/activities/sectoral-meetings/WCMS_181296/lang--en/index.htm.

 

Migration Service to receive people

In Russian: http://www.oren.ru/news/2647655/.

 

Hot-line to serve cases of violation of migrant workers’ rights

In Russian: http://kurier-media.ru/news/28959/ya/.

 

Reminder: Global Forum on Migration and Development

In English: http://www.gfmdcivilsociety.org/newsletter/June2012Special.html.

 


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